Meaning of “bison” in the English Dictionary

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"bison" in British English

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bisonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbaɪ.sən/ us /ˈbaɪ.sən/ plural bison

a large wild animal, similar to a cow but having a larger head and shoulders covered in hair, found in North America and Europe. The North American bison is also called a buffalo.

(Definition of “bison” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bison" in American English

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bisonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɑɪ·sən/ plural bison

a large, wild animal, similar to a cow but having a larger head and hairy shoulders, found esp. in North America:

Large herds of bison, popularly known as buffalo, used to live on the plains of western North America.

(Definition of “bison” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)